Sumerian Legend: On Farming

02/11/2013 07:58

Ud-ul-uru (Old man cultivator) gave advice to his son:

When you have to prepare a field, inspect the levees, canals and mounds that have to be opened. When you let the flood water into the field, this water should not rise too high in it. At the time that the field emerges from the water, watch its area with standing water; it should be fenced. Do not let cattle herds trample there. [Read more] ...